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Search Aspect ( Ash Tree Court )
Location - Leeds & District

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Ash Tree Grange, demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour imageOctober 2003. This view from Swarcliffe Avenue shows three blocks of flats on the Swarcliffe estate, including Ash Tree Grange, left, which is about to be demolished; a crane is ready to begin the initial process of removing the top floors. Ash Tree Court (right) and Pennwell Croft (background) would survive until 2006 before suffering the same fate. In total, 11 tower blocks were built on the estate in the mid 1960s, of which only Sherburn Court still remains. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Ash Treet Grange, prior to demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour imageOctober 2003. View shows demolition work about to start on Ash Tree Grange, with a high-reach crane ready to begin taking off the top floors. This 1960s built residential tower block was to be demolished as part of a major redevelopment of the area, along with a number of similar blocks; two of these, Ash Tree Court (right) and Pennwell Croft are seen in the background. They would be pulled down in 2006. The view is taken from Swarcliffe Avenue. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Manston Towers, demolition (Swarcliffe) (1 comment)
Colour imageJanuary 2001. View shows Manston Towers in the early stages of demolition. This block of high-rise flats situated off Eastwood Lane was one of eleven built on the Swarcliffe estate in the mid-1960s. All but one were pulled down in the 2000s. Ash Tree Court, just visible on the right, was one of those demolished in 2006. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Manston Towers, demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour imageJanuary 2001. View of Manston Towers, a block of high-rise flats on Eastwood Lane, in the early stages of demolition. The view looks from Eastwood Drive and shows another tower block, Ash Tree Court, which was to be demolished in 2006, in the background on the left. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Pennwell Croft, demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour image2006. View looking from Whinmoor Way showing Pennwell Croft in the process of demolition. This was one of a number of residential tower blocks built in Swarcliffe in the mid-1960s which were to be demolished in the 2000s. Ash Tree Court, left, and Langbar Grange, background, would soon follow, after which the only tower block left standing was to be Sherburn Court off York Road. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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